• Watch comedian Jamie Lee take on Norway’s butter shortage with her own video editorial

    Whether you knew or not, American comedians have been guilty of exploiting the so-called Norwegian butter shortage for humor. Also, whether you knew or not, there was a Norwegian butter shortage and the self-described “famous celebrity” and blogger in Norway, Tommy, is incredibly outraged of the jovial ribbing of said butter shortage. It may be real or fake, but, undoubtedly, the rant has gone viral, especially after being mentioned by

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    Doug Stanhope will play Icelandic prison, encourages fans to get arrested

    Doug Stanhope is no stranger to performing at non-traditional venues. He was one of the first touring comedians to start hitting rock clubs on a regular basis in an effort to avoid the politics of proper comedy clubs. His newest album Oslo — Burning the Bridge to Nowhere was recorded in an abandoned building in Norway, where Nazis used to hang out. And today, Stanhope announced a new project: He’ll

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

    Good morning, comedy news wanters. You may have noticed that from time to time, I’ve been collecting some links and throwing them at you some mornings. Why am I doing this, you might be asking. Well, sometimes we, at Punchline Magazine, need to get you comedy-related info that doesn’t quite deserve a full post on our oft-updated daily news blog (the section you’re reading right now). That’s where these things

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